20 Hotels We're Dying to Stay At In 2017

There's nothing more exciting (and inspiring) than immersing yourself in good design on vacation. Yes, you'll want to take in the sights, sounds and flavors of your destination, but coming home each night to a stimulating, enveloping oasis? That you don't have to clean? Sounds like heaven on earth. Here are 20 of our favorites hotels and getaways for design-minded travelers hitting the road in 2017.

  1. Hotel Panache Paris

    Hotel Panache Paris

    Paris, France

    Designed by rising star Dorothée Meilichzon, Hotel Panache is conveniently located near the Grand Boulevards of Paris, yet pleasantly tucked away from it all.

  2. Amangalla


    Galle, Sri Lanka

    Far-flung adventurers will want to check out Sri Lanka's Amangalla on the country's south coast. On offer are Ayurvedic massages, poolside cocktails and lots and lots of antique furniture.

  3. Graanmarkt 13 The Apartment

    Graanmarkt 13 The Apartment

    Antwerp, Belgium

    A deluxe residence imagined by Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen, The Apartment at Granmaarkt 13 might just be the ultimate home away from home.

  4. Hotel Carlota

    Hotel Carlota

    Mexico City, Mexico

    Mexico City's dynamic culinary scene and bevy of cultural attractions require a cool respite from it all. Hotel Carlota is just the ticket.

  5. Hotel Oasia Aarhus

    Hotel Oasia Aarhus

    Arhus, Denmark

    Aarhus, Denmark, is poised to become Scandinavia's next hotspot. Hotel Oasia is the perfect hotel for discovering it in in Nordic style.

  6. The Hoxton, Amsterdam

    The Hoxton, Amsterdam

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

    A former mayor's residence in the 17th century, The Hoxton Amsterdam is now a 111-room hotel that overlooks the Herengracht canal.

  7. Ovolo Woolloomooloo

    Ovolo Woolloomooloo

    Sydney, Australia

    Presiding over Sydney’s historic Finger Wharf, Ovolo Woolloomooloo is a must-visit design gem that you'll never be able to pronounce. And that's okay.

  8. Verride Palácio Santa Catarina

    Verride Palácio Santa Catar...

    Lisbon, Portugal

    Occupying a renovated historic townhouse in the heart of Lisbon, Verride Palácio de Santa Catarina is a new boutique hotel overlooking the Tagus River and the best spot for exploring all that Europe's burgeoning capital of cool has to offer.

  9. The Parachute Hotel

    The Parachute Hotel

    Los Angeles, California

    You might only be familiar with Parachute Home for its bedding, but the line recently opened a Cali-cool hotel in the heart of LA's Venice Beach. The Parachute Hotel allows visitors to live like a local — and get a great night's sleep, obviously.

  10. QT Melbourne

    QT Melbourne

    Melbourne, Australia

    The newly-opened QT Melbourne is the perfect entrée into all that Australia's creative (and culinary!) capital has to offer.

  11. Brown Beach House

    Brown Beach House

    Mastrinka, Croatia

    Croatia is buzzy as ever, and there's no better spot for taking in its sights and sounds than Brown Beach House Croatia, tucked along the coastline of a UNESCO heritage town.

  12. Ritz Paris

    Ritz Paris

    Paris, France

    The reimagined Ritz Paris is a must-see for any design-driven vacation—provided your pockets are plenty deep.

  13. Rooms Hotel Tbilisi

    Rooms Hotel Tbilisi

    Tbilisi, Georgia

    The Rooms Hotel Tbilisi occupies a former publishing house and brings visitors the best of "Georgian hospitality and industrial chic."

  14. Quirk Hotel

    Quirk Hotel

    Richmond, Virginia

    Richmond, Virginia's Quirk Hotel is another Southern gem that's perfectly situated at the intersection of art and design — and the nearby shopping is supposed to be pretty good, too.

  15. The Beekman - A Thompson Hotel

    The Beekman - A Thompson Ho...

    New York, New York

    New York City's The Beekman is a throwback to grander times, complete with a very Instagrammable nine-story atrium (old-fashioned, meet modernity) and fine dining from Tom Colicchio and Keith McNally.

  16. Hôtel Dupond-Smith

    Hôtel Dupond-Smith

    Paris, France

    Another high-design hotspot in Paris, Hôtel Dupond Smith offers guests in the know the chance to take home something really special: a stay in an under-the-radar eight-room hotel in the heart of the Marais.

  17. 11 Howard

    11 Howard

    New York, New York

    Soho's new 11 Howard hotel is a Scandi-cool respite from the hubbub of the city's busiest shopping district. It's also home to the first US-outpost of Copenhagen's Studio Oliver Gustav.

  18. Leman Locke

    Leman Locke

    London, United Kingdom

    East London's Leman Locke is a "design-led aparthotel" that aims to immerse travelers in the local culture. And did we mention how chic it is?

  19. Golden Rock Plantation Inn

    Golden Rock Plantation Inn

    Brice and Helen Marden's Golden Rock Inn Nevis provides a 100-acre paradise in the West Indies to inspire travelers and gardeners alike.

  20. The William Vale

    The William Vale

    New York, New York

    Wandering urbanites and staycationers alike will flock to Williamsburg, Brooklyn's newly-opened William Vale this summer. What better spot to take in that iconic skyline?


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